With 602 beautifully designed rooms and 8 luxurious restaurants and lounges, The JW Marriott in Hong Kong, China sought to save energy and reduce their carbon footprint while offering a 24/7 dining service. In 2014, they decided to install Melink’s patented Intelli-Hood® demand control kitchen ventilation as a means to reach this goal. Here is more information regarding the hotel kitchens:
- Total motor power: 15 HP
- Daily operating hours: 24
- Days per week: 7
- Weeks per year: 52
- Cost per kilowatt hour: $0.14
Intelli-Hood saved $8,249 in utility costs and reported an average fan speed of 76%. This resulted in a 2 year payback and and reduced carbon emissions. The JW Marriott team is very pleased.
Below is a sample graph of the varying exhaust fan speed for one day at the hotel:
And the below graphic indicates the before (navy) and after (green) reductions in kilowatt hours, heat load, and exhaust volume:
Could Intelli-Hood be a fit for my project?
Are you curious how much energy Intelli-Hood could save within your commercial or industrial kitchens? Submit an energy savings estimate request form at the bottom of our Intelli-Hood page to get started.